Giant Flat Screen Television Options

With Television Screens 80

Is your dream television set a dramatic 80 inch flat screen TV mounted on the wall directly in front of your favorite arm chair or comfy sofa? If so, you want to be aware of your options, as well as some information about each one. Although exact models may vary in coming years, as well as between manufacturers, some of the general information will remain unchanged. In addition, by comparing the features of these models with newer models that come on the market, you will be able to have a clear idea of the improvements that have been made.  Shown below are some of the flat screen televisions you will want to know about.

In addition to the 80 inch flat screen televisions that are discussed here, you may also want to see the other TV's that are available on Amazon, as well as the necessary accessories to go with them, such as wall mounting brackets, side tables, etc. The technology and styles change frequently, so you may want to use the link below to see the current selection of televisions that are available.

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The styles of televisions that are available are updated frequently by the manufacturers, so some of the specifications mentioned below may have changed.  To get the most current information, use the link above to see the current models on Amazon.  In 2014, prices range from about $3000 for the least expensive Vizio model, up to about $5000 for the top of the line Sharp.

2012 Sharp AQUOS 80” Class 120 Hz LED-LCD HDTV with WiFi

The Sharp AQUOS has a screen that is 80” when measured diagonally. It has an X-Gen LCD panel screen with a pixel resolution of 1920 – 1080, which equals 8 million dots. The backlight system has a full LED array and can be viewed from a 176 degree angle. It is a smart TV, and has been game optimized. It comes with a remote control and a table stand. If you plan to mount it on a wall, it weighs about 122 pounds. If you use the included table stand, it weighs approximately 131 pounds.

This is considered a high performance large screen LCD television, and it has over double the screen size of a typical 55” LCD TV. It produces a high quality picture.

Customers who bought and reviewed this television set reported on Amazon that the sound, picture and size combine together to create a true home theater experience. Some said that it made them feel as if they were actually at a football game while they were watching on this television. Others commented that the picture is crystal clear, and it looks like a movie screen in the typical living room. They also mentioned that, because of the size and weight, you should hire a professional if you intend to have it mounted on the wall. It is even possible that you will need some additional framing in order to mount a television that is this heavy. Undoubtedly, this is sound advice for someone purchasing any heavy, large screen television.

One reviewer mentioned that he began having problems with the television, but then discovered it was only a loose cable. Since he replaced the cable, the television has worked perfectly since then. He plays it 8 – 12 hours a day, and it has continued to perform without a problem.

On Amazon, customers rated this television 4.7 out of 5 stars, with 28 of 32 reviewers giving it a 5 star rating. 

t who reviewed it on Amazon said that they highly recommended the set, and felt both the picture and the sound were very sharp. One reviewer said that the built in 3D had a beautiful picture, and they were able to order four pairs of 3D glasses for less than $20 each. Another reviewer mentioned that he had only minor complaints, such as a small amount of difficulty with device recognition and the fact that you have to sign up for a VUDU account, although this only required an e-mail address. Overall, however, this reviewer said he was very happy with his choice.

Reviewers gave this television set 4.2 stars out of 5.0 stars. Out of 29 total reviews, 19 people rated it 5 stars. 

In addition to Sharp, Samsung and Vizio also manufacture some of the popular large screen televisions.

 Other 80 Inch Television Options

As you will see in the ads at the end of the article, or by using the above link to check out the other choices on Amazon, they technology for 80" televisions keeps improving.  In addition to Sharp, Vizio and Samsung also have several choices available.

You can check out a variety of choices using this direct link to 80" televisions from Amazon, whether you choose to buy one from Amazon or not.  This is one way to familiarize yourself with the choices.

The Vizio sets are often the least expensive option and they are frequently on sale through sites like Amazon, which makes them somewhat more affordable.  They also have an assortment of models.  What you see here is simply a sample.

Samsung is the high end.  Some of the televisions sets have a list price of $10,000, although they can be purchased much more affordably on Amazon.

Even when you can get a good price, you may need to hire someone to help you with the installation and set-up, if you are not a "techy" person.  You may wish to contact your local cable company for suggestions about set-up, especially if you have a lot of devices that you will be connecting, such as a game player, DVR, DVD player, etc.  That's where things can get complicated.

At the very least, this information will help you with your "window shopping" or price comparisons.  I never buy a big ticket item until I have done some comparison shopping online.  It's a great place to start.

In addition, you will want to read the online reviews of people who have purchased the different models of televisions from Amazon.  With this information in hand, potential buyers of television sets that are 80 inches or larger can easily see that the vast majority of buyers have been highly satisfied with their choices.  However, if they have had problems, you certainly will want to know about it before your make you final decision.